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WILDE, Oscar
The Ballad of Reading Gaol by C.3.3
Smithers, London, 1898. Slim 8vo, mustard cloth backed in white with gilt lettering. London: Leonard Smithers, 1898. Limited First Edition. One of 800 copies printed on hand-made paper on one side only. Inscribed on title page; "I.O. from F.A.S. Guilsborough Hall." A very good copy with some bubbling of the cloth and light soil. Irene Osgood, later the wife of R.H. Sherard (author of the life of Oscar Wilde) was a novelist. This book was given to her by Sir Frank Athelstane Swettenham, Preserved in an attractive,1/4 leather slipcase with an elaborately gilt spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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